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Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert

I'm a wife and mother, who married a man who had a good job, one who was very responsible, my soul mate. But a few years ago, he began sliding into the world of mental illness (bipolar) and it's been a learning experience, to say the least! My blog was started because I found that there really... Full Bio
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Off topic completely but....WOW by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Now this young woman.....truly inspires and amazes me! From Scrubbing Floors to Ivy League http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/07/us/from-janitor-to-harvard/index.html? ... Read on »
Off topic completely but....WOW by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Now this young woman.....truly inspires and amazes me! From Scrubbing Floors to Ivy League http://www.cnn.com/2012/06/07/us/from-janitor-to-harvard/index.ht ... Read on »
Phone call re: DD by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Hello, Carol?  This is the group home.  I'm calling about DD. No, she's ok, there are just a few things I need to talk to you about.  Um, I'm not sure really how to bri ... Read on »
Phone call re: DD by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Hello, Carol?  This is the group home.  I'm calling about DD. No, she's ok, there are just a few things I need to talk to you about.  Um, I'm not sure really how to ... Read on »
I'm old. But it's not as bad as I thought it was. by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder For the last few months, I've been feeling pretty run-down.  I've been having a much tougher time staying awake all night at my part-time job, to the point where I was tryin ... Read on »
I'm old. But it's not as bad as I thought it was. by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health For the last few months, I've been feeling pretty run-down.  I've been having a much tougher time staying awake all night at my part-time job, to the point where I was tr ... Read on »
From the mouths of babes.....LOL-I think!!!! by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder As you probably remember, I work in a group home for mentally ill people on Friday and Saturday overnights.  We recently got a new client, age 24, who has a very similar his ... Read on »
From the mouths of babes.....LOL-I think!!!! by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health As you probably remember, I work in a group home for mentally ill people on Friday and Saturday overnights.  We recently got a new client, age 24, who has a very similar ... Read on »
Restricted by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder DH got a certified letter in the mail yesterday.  It was from our health insurance provider, and stated that since he had had at least 10 visits to the emergency room at two ... Read on »
Restricted by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health DH got a certified letter in the mail yesterday.  It was from our health insurance provider, and stated that since he had had at least 10 visits to the emergency room at ... Read on »
Sad tonite by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I was getting ready to head to work when my brother called me, to relay the information that my Aunt Judy, who was diagnosed with Lung Cancer last winter, is in the hospital ... Read on »
Sad tonite by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I was getting ready to head to work when my brother called me, to relay the information that my Aunt Judy, who was diagnosed with Lung Cancer last winter, is in the hospi ... Read on »
Sex and the Bipolar Hubby--adult topic, sorry! by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder I need to talk to someone about this, and, this blog seems to be where I do the talking......so.....DH.  He's not working, as we all know....basically, he sits in a chair al ... Read on »
Sex and the Bipolar Hubby--adult topic, sorry! by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health I need to talk to someone about this, and, this blog seems to be where I do the talking......so.....DH.  He's not working, as we all know....basically, he sits in a chair ... Read on »
This is what I want when I get old by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder A Dutch village dubbed "The Truman Show" for dementia patients is getting praise from Alzheimer's experts in the U.S. The tree-lined streets of Hogewey , a tiny village a ... Read on »
This is what I want when I get old by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health A Dutch village dubbed "The Truman Show" for dementia patients is getting praise from Alzheimer's experts in the U.S. The tree-lined streets of Hogewey , a tiny villag ... Read on »
Happy Easter by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Well, here we are, Easter again.  I'm going to head over to the nursing home at noon to have Easter dinner with my mom.  I'm not bringing DH this time because when I do, he ... Read on »
Happy Easter by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Well, here we are, Easter again.  I'm going to head over to the nursing home at noon to have Easter dinner with my mom.  I'm not bringing DH this time because when I do, ... Read on »
Side Effects by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bipolar Disorder Well, things were going comparatively well.  For a time.  DH was remembering to go to his appointments, taking his pills, cleaning the house--in fact, the house was cleaner ... Read on »
Side Effects by Carol BipolarHubby Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Well, things were going comparatively well.  For a time.  DH was remembering to go to his appointments, taking his pills, cleaning the house--in fact, the house was clean ... Read on »